There are 4 ways to get from Albufeira to Sintra by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisboa 91 / ...

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tunes to Entrecampos Intercity

$23 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Sintra 173 miles

$35 - $60

Bus, fly, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Faro
  2. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS
  3. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra

$56 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Sintra is to bus which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Sintra is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Albufeira and Sintra is 215 km. The road distance is 276.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Albufeira to Sintra, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Albufeira, Portugal and Sintra, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Albufeira to Sintra every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Albufeira to Sintra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Tunes to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Faro
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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